Oct 13, 2019  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 463 - Limnology


Description:
Chemical, physical, and biological characteristics of inland waters. Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory per week.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: BIOL 360.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

Describe the structure and function of freshwater aquatic systems

 

 

Written exams

Explain the ecological interactions among aquatic organisms

 

Written exams

Analyze and interpret physical, chemical and biological data collected from lakes and rivers

 

Written exams and laboratory exercises

Conduct a basic assessment of the physical structure and ecological status of rivers and lakes using a variety of standard sampling equipment and procedures

 

Field and laboratory exercises

Collect and identify samples of aquatic organisms common to inland waters of the Pacific Northwest

 

 

Field and laboratory exercises

Evaluate technical reports and manuscripts related to aquatic ecology

 

 

 

Research project report





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